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July 17, 2015
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Which is most valuable: Gold, cocaine or rhino horn?

According to study co-authored by UCLA ecologist, the answer is devastating news for Earth’s largest animals Many of the world’s largest herbivores — including several species of elephants, rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses and gorillas — are in danger of becoming extinct. And … Continue reading

February 16, 2014
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OECD-Schutz für Gorillas

Die nationale Kontaktstelle für OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen in Großbritannien hat die Beschwerde des WWF gegen die britische Ölfirma SOCO International plc angenommen und heute eine Prüfung des Sachverhalts angekündigt. Die Naturschutzorganisation wirft dem Unternehmen vor, mit seinen Plänen zur … Continue reading

October 11, 2013
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Gorillas und die Coltan-Mafia

Claudia Praxmayers spannender Artenschutz-Thriller „Bluterde“ Tatort Kongo: Drei Gorillas brutal abgeschlachtet und einer ihrer Ranger ermordet – schlimmer hätte es für die leidenschaftliche Artenschützerin Dr. Lea Winter eigentlich nicht kommen können. Als dann auch noch ein Gorillababy verschwindet, reist sie … Continue reading

July 5, 2013
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Great ape genetic diversity catalog frames primate evolution and future conservation

A model of great ape history during the past 15 million years has been fashioned through the study of genetic variation in a large panel of humans, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.  The catalog of great ape genetic diversity, the most … Continue reading

October 15, 2011
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New Technologies Challenge Old Ideas About Early Hominid Diets

New assessments by researchers using the latest high-tech tools to study the diets of early hominids are challenging long-held assumptions about what our ancestors ate, says a study by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Arkansas. By … Continue reading